Happy National Doctor’s Day!

Doctors come to work every day with one goal in mind: to deliver compassion and care. Today, we celebrate those whose dedication and service to providing care and health to us all.

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National Doctor's Day Quick Facts:

  • The first National Doctor's Day was celebrated in the United States in 1933.

  • The day March 30th was picked in honor of the first use of general anesthesia in surgery by Dr. Crawford Williamson Long in 1842.

  • On October 30, 1990, President George Bush signed legislation designating March 30th as "National Doctor's Day."

  • Red carnations are regarded as a symbolic flower of National Doctor's Day.

How you can celebrate a Doctor on National Doctor's Day

  • Send a card, carnations, treats, or a small token of appreciation to a hospital or health care center

  • Send a shoutout on social media using the hashtag #doctorsday

  • Comment in the comments below

A heartfelt Happy Doctor's Day to our extended Camp Casco family:

  • Dr. Edward J. Benz Jr.

  • Dr. Jeffrey “Bird” Vogel

  • Dr. Kumkum “Hugs” Bhasin

  • Dr. Lily “Sunny” Buchhalter

  • Dr. Francesca “Forest” Alvarez Calderon

  • Dr. Vamsi “Count Chocula” Chavakula

  • Dr. Sam "Manni" Schilit

  • Shanna “Banana” Schmidt, PA

Thank you for believing and supporting the mission of Camp Casco. Thank you for understanding that camp changes lives. Thank you for making that possible for more kids for years to come! We couldn't be more excited to kick off year five with your support.

And to all the Doctors out there, we are forever grateful for how you go above and beyond to provide service to the community.

Happy Doctor's Day from Camp Casco.

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